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Posted by Catherine Leyland in Leicester Learning Institute: Enhancing learning and teaching on April 20, 2018
In this post I want to share some ideas from the Blackboard Teaching and Learning Conference I attended in Manchester last week about how we can enhance our use of Blackboard . It was a very diverse conference with 264 participants from 22 different countries. Topics ranged from the potential of using large amounts […]
Posted by Rachel Tunstall in Leicester Learning Institute: Enhancing learning and teaching on April 18, 2018
I attended the Research and Innovation in Distance Education and eLearning (RIDE) conference in March, and a session I found particularly interesting was a presentation by Stylianos Hatzipanagos and Alan Tait, from the University of London, about MOOCs and their unintentional consequences for learning and teaching. Numbers of MOOCs, and learners taking them, have been steadily growing over the past five […]
Posted by Steve Rooney in Leicester Learning Institute: Enhancing learning and teaching on April 5, 2018
While waiting to be admitted to the room for their first ‘Beginners’ Tango’ class, participants chatted about their reasons for being there. Some were very keen to learn the dance and were genuinely enthused by what they believed lay ahead in the next couple of hours or so. Others had been ‘dragged’ along, more or […]